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Posted: July 6, 2014 Filed under: Art & Culture, Economics, Mediasphere, Reading Room | Tags: Boring, economics, failure, Paul Krugman, Piketty, Piketty Index, Reading, Stephen Hawking, Summers Most Unread Book, Thomas Piketty, Twenty-First Century, Unpopular
“Capital in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty
Yes, it came out just three months ago. But the contest isn’t even close. Mr. Piketty’s book is almost 700 pages long, and the last of the top five popular highlights appears on page 26. Stephen Hawking is off the hook; from now on, this measure should be known as the Piketty Index.
So take it easy on yourself, readers, if you don’t finish whatever edifying tome you picked out for vacation. You’re far from alone…
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